Port of Rauma Ltd continues the development of the port area in order to respond to the increasing demand
Port of Rauma Ltd has started preparations to construct new yard area in Petäjäs. The project will include mining and filling of water areas. New yard area will be approximately 9 hectares. Construction is planned to start during 2018 and it should be completed during 2019. The estimated cost of the project is approx. 11 million euros. Contract for the project will be open for competition during late winter/early spring of 2018.
The currently ongoing container terminal expansion project will be completed and taken into use in the beginning of February 2018. The dredging of the Rauma fairway was completed in November and the new 12 meter deep channel was taken into use in December 2017.”The container traffic at Rauma reached it’s all time record last year and the increase in traffic seems positive”, states Port of Rauma Ltd’s managing director Hannu Asumalahti. “The construction of new yard areas is necessary in order to utilize the already constructed quay capacity ja to offer facilities also to new customers.”
Hannu Asumalahti, managing director
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